reducing latency for live performance.

I would like to use live...well, live.  How can I reduce latency to the very least possible.

I am a drummer and piano player, two instruments where even just a few milliseconds of latency can throw me off.


I would like to run live instruments (such as a guitar) through live and its effects, then out to a PA system. For example, run a guitar into live and through its AMP effect. 

Or run the AUDIO from my digital drum set through  a live channel hosting an EQ, distortion, freq delay, etc... then out to my speakers. But I need latency to be reduced

as much as my system can reduce it.



brian sansone 2 years ago | 0 comments

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  • bappenlabapp
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    It´s a little late for an answer, but may it help others:

    Try Asio4All.

    I got latency down to incredible 2.25ms (from around 40) even on a cheesy onboard realtek card. Buffersize 64.




    2 months ago | 0 comments
  • [stm] Ableton staff
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    2 years ago | 0 comments
  • Shooelace
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    Tried the stuff in this article and still have a very small delay..


    Basically I'm going to have to find another program that doesn't have a delay I guess?

    10 months ago | 1 comment

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